Why Is Cheerleading A Sport?

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Is Cheerleading a sport?

Short skirts, loud screams and lots of energy: that is what most high school students define as a classic cheerleader. Most of the teenagers in the world will have this opinion, Along with being “Miss popular” of the school, cheerleaders are also seen as “try hard” athletes. How complicated could it really be? The answer to that is more difficult than one would think. Though many people might gossip about how cheerleading is precisely considered not a sport, it is actually one of the most burdensome sports out there. Cheerleading is most definitely a sport due to the fact that it fulfills the requirements needed in the definition “sport”, has many different safety associations/ rules for every type of cheerleader
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Girls and boys in cheerleading get as fierce just as someone gets into a football game whether your watching it on TV or in person. Even though this may be a bad example because anyone can get into anything whether if it is a sport or not, There is so much more to what cheerleaders do than just supplying the school spirit. However, these reasons still support the fact that cheerleading is indeed a sport.

Along with being competitive comes rules, and cheerleading has countless rules. According to rules from the AACCA (American Association of Cheerleading Coaches and Administrators) They have rules for high school cheer, college, youth rec and all-star. (Hoskinson) Along with the AACCA the website cheerrules.org that works with the AACCA mentions that the Women’s Sport Foundation has these requirements to be considered a
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The article also says how Cheerleading does not have competition. There are over 1,000 cheer competitions held in the U.S every year and one of the biggest competitions is held in Florida where people all over the world can compete in. (International Cheer Union) The last subtitle in the counter argument website was about strategy. Cheerleaders use strategics in every routine that they do. Whenever they fall during a performance they need to have a plan to know what they are going to do to redeem themselves from that mistake. If that does not sound like strategy then i don 't know what

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